Wednesday the San Antonio Spurs announced their 2014-15 preseason schedule, as they’ll begin preparing to defend their 2014 NBA Championship with seven preseason games from October 08-24.
As part of the NBA Global Games, the Spurs will open up in Berlin, Germany, against Alba Berlin on October 8. From there, the team will head to Istanbul, Turkey, to take on Fenerbahce Ulker on October 11. The Spurs will return to the United States in a road game against the Phoenix Suns and new addition Isaiah Thomas on October 16.
The defending champs will return to the AT&T Center for the first time since winning the title on October 18, as they’ll face the LeBron James-less Miami Heat, who did bring in additions Luol Deng, Josh McRoberts, and Danny Granger. The Spurs will face the Sacramento Kings on October 20 in San Antonio, and Atlanta Hawks on October 22.
The Spurs will conclude their preseason in Houston against the Rockets on October 24, who have added Trevor Ariza to their squad. Per the release, all the Spurs’ preseason games will broadcast on WOAI 1200 radio. Thus far, a television broadcast schedule hasn’t been released.
Here’s the Spurs’ preseason schedule from the team’s press release (all times CST).
|Wed., Oct. 8||1:00 p.m.||at Alba Berlin (Berlin, Germany)||O2 World Berlin|
|Sat., Oct. 11||11:00 a.m.||at Fenerbahce Ulker (Istanbul, Turkey)||Ulker Sports Arena|
|Thu., Oct. 16||9:00 p.m.||at Phoenix||US Airways Center|
|Sat., Oct. 18||7:30 p.m.||Miami||AT&T Center|
|Mon., Oct. 20||7:30 p.m.||Sacramento||AT&T Center|
|Wed., Oct. 22||7:30 p.m.||Atlanta||AT&T Center|
|Fri., Oct. 24||7:00 p.m.||at Houston||Toyota Center|